Alzheimer’s Patient in Nursing Home Hears Song from His Youth – Doctors Weren’t Prepared for What Happened Next

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“He is able to actually answer questions and speak about his youth, and this is sort of the magic of music that’s familiar for those with dementia,” Dan explains.
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He brings small, recycled iPods to nursing homes around New York. After learning a patient’s preferred style, genre, or even favorite artist, he returns with their requested songs. The senior citizens’ response is incredible.
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